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The Global Village

Episode 52 of 52

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 February 2011

The Story Of Pop - Part 52: The Global Village

Alan Freeman concludes the series by looking at pop music's involvement with issues of global significance: poverty, disease, conservation, and famine. He looks back at the charity record, Live Aid, Concerts For Bangladesh, Prince's Trust concerts and USA For Africa, the close ties between musicians and charities and the problems over tax on charity concerts and records.

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Producer
Frank Wilson

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